Hakimullah Mehsud

Six Taliban commanders surrender in Pakistan

Those surrendered include Ejaz Mehsud and Khair Muhammad Mehsud, brother and uncle of killed Taliban leader Hakimullah. 

Jun 20, 2016, 15:38 PM IST
Prominent Pakistani human rights activist, friend shot dead in Karachi

Prominent Pakistani human rights activist, friend shot dead in Karachi

The Hakimullah Mehsud faction of the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement to the media.

May 08, 2016, 18:34 PM IST

Pak Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah killed in air strike?

 Tehreek-e-Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, who masterminded the Peshawar school massacre, was believed to be killed after being seriously hit in air strikes in Pakistan's restive Khyber tribal area over the weekend.

Mar 23, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

US drone strike in Pakistan kills senior TTP commander

At least three Taliban militants including a senior commander have been killed in a US drone strike in northwest Pakistan's border region with Afghanistan.

Mar 19, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

US hands over key Taliban commander to Pakistan

 The US military in Afghanistan today said that a top militant commander and No 2 to former Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud, has been handed over to Pakistan along with two other militants.

Dec 07, 2014, 23:23 PM IST

Key Taliban commander handed over to Pakistan: Report

Latif Mehsud, a top militant commander and No 2 to former Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud, has been handed over to Pakistan with three others, a media report on Sunday said.

Dec 07, 2014, 14:03 PM IST

Freed Pakistani academic taught Taliban captors' children

A Pakistani academic freed after four years in Taliban captivity on Friday told how he taught the militants' children maths and English and met their feared former leader Hakimullah Mehsud.

Aug 30, 2014, 01:01 AM IST

Karachi`s Jinnah International Airport back on track as terror siege ends, at least 30 dead

After an all-night gun battle between the Taliban gunmen and Pakistan`s military that left at least 30 people dead, including 10 militants, at the VIP terminal (1) of country`s busiest Jinnah International Airport in Karachi which is also the financial hub, was reopened for business on Monday evening.

Jun 09, 2014, 23:41 PM IST

Afghan Taliban broker ceasefire between rival Pakistan factions

The Afghan Taliban said Friday they have brokered a ceasefire between two rival factions of the Pakistani Taliban, halting a fresh wave of infighting that has killed more than 60 people.

Apr 26, 2014, 00:14 AM IST

Pakistanis target drones with giant posters of child victims

A group of Pakistani artists are hoping to generate "empathy" among US drone operators by placing giant posters of children meant to be seen from the air in the country`s troubled tribal regions.

Apr 08, 2014, 05:07 AM IST

NATO supply line in Pakistan opened up

The ruling party in northwest Pakistan Thursday decided to unblock supplies to NATO troops in neighbouring Afghanistan days after a court ruled the blockade was illegal.

Feb 28, 2014, 00:00 AM IST

PPP demands Pakistan govt launch operation against Taliban

The main opposition Pakistan People`s Party on Sunday demanded a military operation against militants in the country`s northwest, saying the government`s efforts to engage the Taliban in peace talks has produced no results.

Jan 19, 2014, 17:24 PM IST

No drone attacks during Taliban talks: US to Pakistan

The US has assured Pakistan it would not conduct any drone strikes during peace talks with the Taliban, Pakistan`s top security advisor said Wednesday.

Nov 20, 2013, 15:43 PM IST

Pakistani extortionists cash in by posing as Taliban

It began innocuously enough -- two men on a motorbike delivered a plain brown envelope to the home of Mohammed, an Islamabad businessman. But the contents plunged him into a terrifying three-month nightmare.

Nov 18, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

Pak Taliban warns of disastrous days ahead

The Taliban spokesman said they had already sent their suicide bombers to different parts of the country to target top government and military officials and the leadership of the PPP, ANP and MQM.

Nov 17, 2013, 15:22 PM IST

Pak military seeks apology over Jamaat chief`s remarks

Pakistan military on Sunday strongly condemned as "irresponsible and misleading" the remarks by Jamaat-e-Islami chief Munawar Hassan for declaring the slain Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud as a "martyr" and sought an apology.

Nov 11, 2013, 01:29 AM IST

Pakistani Taliban say chances of peace talks `below zero`

The Taliban have ruled out talks with the Pakistan government, saying the chances of negotiations after the killing of their leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike were "below zero".

Nov 09, 2013, 16:21 PM IST

Pakistan fatwa denounces `martyr` title for Hakimullah Mehsud

Pakistan`s Sunni Ittehad Council has denounced the title of "martyr" for the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan`s slain chief Hakimullah Mehsud.

Nov 09, 2013, 14:21 PM IST

Pakistan seeks to hold talks with Taliban: Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Friday that the government wanted to resolve issues with the Taliban through talks.

Nov 09, 2013, 11:40 AM IST

Govt still wants to hold talks with Taliban: Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said his government still wants to resolve issues with the Taliban through talks in order to avoid further bloodshed and killing in Pakistan.

Nov 08, 2013, 23:07 PM IST